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Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC

  • Designation: Pittsburgh
  • Head Count: 466
  • Gross Revenues: $296,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $635,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $670,000
  • Year Over Year Change: N/A

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney is a Pittsburgh-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2015 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney has 466 attorneys and is the 94th largest firm in the United States.  With $296,000,000 in gross revenue in 2014, the firm placed 113th on The American Lawyer's 2015 Am Law 200 ranking.  The firm has offices in CA, CO, DC, DE, FL, KY, LA, NC, NJ, NY, OH, PA and VA.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 113 6 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 113 -3 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 79 17 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard NR N/A Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey NR N/A Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey NR N/A Summer programs

In the News

Lifetime Achievement Award Winners Announced

: The Legal Intelligencer : April 28, 2016

The Legal will be presenting a group of Pennsylvania luminaries with Lifetime Achievement Awards.

People in the News—April 27, 2016—Blank Rome

: The Legal Intelligencer : April 27, 2016

Blank Rome partner Nicholas C. Harbist is set to moderate the "Regulators' Roundtable: The Latest in Government Enforcement" at the American Bar Association's seventh annual National Institute on Internal Corporate Investigations and Forum for In-House Counsel, which is scheduled from Wednesday to Friday in Washington, D.C.

Slump in Energy Market Brings More Restructuring Activity

Lizzy McLellan : The Legal Intelligencer : April 25, 2016

When Pennsylvania landowners and companies began to cash in on the Marcellus Shale, local law firms expected a greater need for energy-related legal work, but the more recent slump in energy prices has left a number of energy companies reeling, bringing more bankruptcy and ­restructuring work to some firms.

Court OKs Uber Subsidiary in Pa.

Max Mitchell : The Legal Intelligencer : April 19, 2016

A subsidiary of the ride-sharing giant Uber will be able to operate in Pennsylvania, the Commonwealth Court has ruled.

Energy Market Doldrums Spark Royalty Litigation

Lizzy McLellan : The Legal Intelligencer : April 18, 2016

As players in the energy industry continue to grapple with low gas prices, energy lawyers have noticed an uptick in royalty-related litigation.

Ex-Partner's Suit Against Blank Rome Sent to Arbitration

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : April 05, 2016

A Philadelphia judge has sent the majority of a former partner's claims against Blank Rome to arbitration, closing the blinds on a suit both sides sought to handle privately, albeit at different times.

Corporations Are Moving Work to Less Traditional Law Firms

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : March 29, 2016

While convergence is far from new, general counsel have expressed a growing willingness to experiment with smaller firms and a skepticism of some of the techniques used by larger firms to address costs.

Quandary: Attorneys Puzzle Over Protection for Doing Business in Cuba

Monika Gonzalez Mesa : Daily Business Review : March 25, 2016

Wary U.S. attorneys want the option of arbitration in a third country if they run into problems on contracts in Cuba.

Lynn Accuses DA's Appeal of Playing to Emotions, Not Facts

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : March 22, 2016

Monsignor William Lynn, whose conviction for endangering the welfare of children molested by other priests was vacated last year, attacked in court papers Tuesday the Philadelphia District Attorney's appeal of the reversal as "breathtakingly dishonest."

More Notable Laterals: The Runners-Up

Lizzy McLellan : The Legal Intelligencer : March 22, 2016

Aside from the list of top lateral hires, a number of attorneys made moves worth noting in 2015.

Review Announces Finalists for Annual Top Dealmakers

Staff Report : Daily Business Review : March 22, 2016

The Daily Business Review announces the finalists in 14 categories for Top Dealmaker awards.

Obama Not the Only American Lawyer Looking at Cuban Opportunities

Nell Gluckman and Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 21, 2016

Akerman, Akin Gump, Gibson Dunn and Jones Day are busy advising clients on potential initiatives in Cuba, as President Obama makes a historic visit to the Caribbean island nation ahead of a goodwill-inducing baseball game Tuesday.

McGuireWoods Takes Team of Reed Smith Finance Litigators

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : March 21, 2016

McGuireWoods is set to hire a team of lawyers from Reed Smith's Pittsburgh office led by partner Mary Hackett, a former head of Reed Smith's financial services litigation group, Reed Smith has confirmed.

People in the News—March 21, 2016—Curtin & Heefner

: The Legal Intelligencer : March 19, 2016

Mark L. Freed joined Curtin & Heefner as a partner and Ernest W. Schoellkopff joined the firm as an associate.

Blank Rome Says Ex-Partner Seeks Arbitration 'End-Run'

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : March 14, 2016

Blank Rome wants a dispute with one of its former partners sent to mandatory arbitration, arguing the partner added claims to his suit as an "end-run" around the partnership agreement's arbitration provisions.

DA Asks Pa. Justices to Reinstate Lynn Conviction

Max Mitchell : The Legal Intelligencer : March 11, 2016

The Philadelphia District Attorney's Office has asked the state Supreme Court to determine whether the Superior Court overstepped its bounds when it overturned the conviction of Monsignor William J. Lynn, the first Catholic Church ­administrative official convicted over conduct by other priests.

New Partners Yearbook 2016

: New Jersey Law Journal : March 11, 2016

The Law Journal's annual yearbook on new partners, including lateral hires, in New Jersey.

D4 Continues Expansion Strategy with Landmark Acquisition

Mike Susong : Legaltech News : March 02, 2016

Discovery services providers continue to expand in response to data proliferation and client demands.

People in the News—March 1, 2016—Montgomery McCracken

: The Legal Intelligencer : March 01, 2016

Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads partner David S. Blum is set to receive the Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law Diversity Award on Wednesday.

Lobbying Work Caught in Middle Of Pennsylvania Budget Impasse

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : March 01, 2016

Government affairs professionals in Pennsylvania expressed pure frustration when talking about the state's budget impasse, when they were willing to talk about the sensitive issue at all.

Stevens & Lee Sued by Its Legal Malpractice Insurer

P.J. D'Annunzio : The Legal Intelligencer : February 29, 2016

Stevens & Lee's professional liability insurance carrier has sued the firm in federal court, alleging that firm failed to report information that would have hiked its insurance premiums.

The Legal's Top Lateral Hires of 2015

: The Legal Intelligencer : February 29, 2016

Each year, we at The Legal take a look back at all the lateral moves in Pennsylvania to determine the 10 most important lateral hires of the previous year.


: The National Law Journal : February 29, 2016

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.

Hogan Lovells on a Hiring Spree, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 29, 2016

Hogan Lovells goes global for new recruits; a rough week for K&L Gates; Crowell & Moring brings back a top prosecutor; Debevoise bags a federal judge; DLA Piper plucks a longtime ESPN lawyer; and other notable additions from around The Am Law 200.

Jeff Scarpitti, Industry Veteran, Leaves Behind a Legacy of Generosity

Jared Michael Coseglia, TRU Staffing Partners, Inc. : Legaltech News : February 24, 2016

A tribute to the co-founder and president of TRU Staffing's TRU Cyber division.

Lobbying Firms Pull in $30 Million in 2015's Final Quarter

Jim Saunders, News Service of Florida : Daily Business Review : February 18, 2016

Lobbying firms collected more than $30 million during the final three months of 2015 for their legislative work and topped $130 million for the year, according to estimates posted online.

K&L Gates Adds Down Under After Moscow Closure, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 15, 2016

After closing its Moscow office, K&L Gates doubles down in Australia; Greenberg Traurig grabs a Goodwin Procter securities litigator; high-powered lawyers leave Vinson & Elkins and Morgan Lewis in Houston; and other key additions from around The Am Law 200.

Pa. Firms Adding in State, Focused Less on Corporate Hires

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : February 13, 2016

While most of Pennsylvania's indigenous firms have focused the majority of their lateral growth outside of the state in recent years, the start of 2016 has shown firms are interested in adding talent within the state as well.

Superior Court Won't Reconsider Tossing Lynn Conviction

Max Mitchell : The Legal Intelligencer : February 10, 2016

The state Superior Court has rejected an effort by Philadelphia prosecutors to reinstate the conviction of Monsignor William J. Lynn, the first Catholic Church administrative official convicted of endangering the welfare of children abused by other priests.

Panel OKs $10K Fee Lawyer Must Pay to Contest Custody

Max Mitchell : The Legal Intelligencer : February 08, 2016

A former Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney attorney's agreement to pay $10,000 each time he might seek to alter his child's custody agreement is enforceable, the state Superior Court has ruled.